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|Subject: See how Smart a Filipino is.. Wed Jun 24, 2009 4:36 pm
See How Smart a Filipino is....
> A Filipino and an American are seated next to
other on a flight
> from Los Angeles to New York. The American
he would like to
> play a fun-game.
> The Filipino, tired, just wants to take a nap, so he
> and rolls over to the window to catch a few winks.
> The American persists and explains that the
easy and a lot of
> He says, "I ask you a question, and if you don't
know the answer, you
> pay me $5, and vice versa."
> Again, the Filipino declines and tries to get
> The American, now worked up, says, "Okay, if
don't know the
> you pay me $5, and if I don't know the answer, I'll
pay you $500."
> This gets the Filipino's attention and, figuring
there will be no end
> to this torment,
> agrees to the game.
> The American asks the first question, "What's
distance from the
> earth to the moon?"
> The Filipino doesn't say a word, reaches into his
wallet, pulls out a
> $5 bill and
> hands it to the American.
> "Okay," says the American, "Your turn."
> So the Filipino asks, "What goes up a hill with
three legs and comes
> down with four legs?"
> The American thinks about it. No answer.
> Puzzled, he takes out his laptop computer and
searches all his
> references. No answer!
> He taps into the air-phone with his modem and
searches the Internet
> the Library of Congress. No answer.
> Frustrated, he sends e-mails to all his friends and
> Checks the input. All to no avail!
> Finally, a long time later, he wakes the Filipino
and hands him $500.
> The Filipino thanks him and turns back to get his
> The American, more than a little miffed, stirs the
Filipino and asks,
> "Well, what's the answer?"
> Without a word, the Filipino reaches into his
> $5, and goes back to sleep!